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REGISTRATION FOR VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL NOW OPEN (Information and Link to register below) Deadline to register is July 17.

GREAT NEWS! The parishes of St. Ann, St. Joseph the Worker, and Sts. Boniface & Lawrence, in conjunction with Cat.Chat Productions, are offering your family a unique Vacation Bible School experience this summer.

Our WILDERNESS ADVENTURE VBS begins Monday, July 27th!

The seven Sacraments will come to life through a custom combination of in-person and at-home activities that once again provide your family with a great opportunity for faith and fun. OPEN to families with children who have completed Preschool through Grade 5.

In Person VBS includes:

  • An opportunity to pick up a packet of supplies from one of our parishes OR
  • An optional opening experience to walk through a sample day and provide you with the packet of supplies you’ll need for the remainder of the program
  • An optional closing experience to celebrate the conclusion of the program with more fun activities and a shared meal .

At Home VBS includes:

  • A daily Cat.Chat Action Song Video for your children to watch, sing, and dance along to
  • A Bible Verse Music Video to help kids memorize God's Word and plant seeds of faith
  • 10 Cat.Chat VBS songs (2 songs daily) to stream from your device anywhere/anytime
  • Faith and craft activities
  • Snack and game activities
  • A daily saint story and coloring page
  • Prayers
  • Connection questions to spark meaningful conversations
  • An opportunity for kids to enter a SUMMER VBS coloring contest and win exciting prizes

Note: Your At-Home VBS will be delivered to your email for 5 consecutive days (July 27th-31st), but you can complete the program in a timeframe that works best for you. Our closing experience is on August 5th, but you will have access to At-Home VBS until August 28th. Registration is due by Friday, July 17 so we have time to prepare the materials you will need. Click the Link to Register today!

Register Here

 

WE ARE CELEBRATING THE SACRAMENTS!

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

On Saturday, June 27th, eleven students celebrated their First Holy Communion with their families.

Congratulations to--

  • Jensen Armond

  • Charlotte Beiter

  • Valerie Beiter

  • Noah Dawes

  • Aubrey Holt

  • Jackson Masters

  • Quillen McPherson

  • Marianna Nasdeo

  • Euan Regalado

  • Thomas Reid, Jr.

  • Madelyn Weigle

Please continue to pray for these children as they come forward to receive Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament at weekend Masses.  The video can be seen on Facebook

The second group of students will receive their First Holy Communion on Saturday, August 15.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION - A SECOND ITERATION

Sat. Aug. 15 at 10:00 AM

St Boniface Church

Rehearsal is Friday, 6:30 PM, prior to celebration

Confirmation

Sat., Sept 26, 10:00 AM

St Boniface Church

Rehearsal-Fri, Sept 25, 6:30 PM with sponsor or parent in place of sponsor

TOUR OUR CHURCHES WITH FATHER BILL

Interested in finding out more about the names and background on parts of our churches as well as meanings and uses of sacred vessels?  Want to know about what a priest wears for Mass?  Take this 30-minute virtual tour with Father Bill.  Originally created for our 2nd grade First Communion class, this video is great for children of all ages and their parents.

https://youtu.be/lbPajeMl6qI

 

 

Karen Balestino
Director of Religious Education
Parish Families of St. Boniface and St. Lawrence
sbslprep@comcast.net
570-419-8679